Ernesto  Oviedo-Orta Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Ernesto Oviedo-Orta

Clinical Sciences Expert
Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics

MD (Havana, Cuba), FDSp Clinical Immunology (Havana, Cuba), Ph.D. (Cardiff, UK).


Ernesto Oviedo-Orta received his MD from the Havana Medical School in Cuba where he also specialized in clinical immunology. During his postgraduate specialist training, he engaged in vaccine research related to diverse infectious agents and diseases, including measles and hepatitis C. Dr. Oviedo-Orta’s Ph.D. research work in Cardiff, UK, focused on the role of gap junction intercellular communication in the immune system. His work continued in this area both in Bristol and Guildford, UK, but with special attention to immune regulation. Dr. Oviedo-Orta is currently a Clinical Sciences Expert at Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics, Siena, Italy, where he is a medical and scientific advisor supporting new and ongoing projects in vaccine research and clinical development.


    MD, Havana Medical School, Cuba, 1992.
    FDSpCI, Havana Medical School, Cuba, 1996.
    PhD, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK, 2000.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Immunology, Inflammation, Infectious Disease, Vaccines Research and Development, Clinical Development.


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